Dr Fox and Adam Werritty
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Ministers to consult on plans to register lobbyists

Ministers are to consult on plans for a register of lobbyists according to government sources.

Labour MPs are pushing for an overhaul of the system, including a compulsory register of lobbyists which was promised in the Coalition agreement.

It comes after Liam Fox quit as defence secretary for allowing "distinctions to be blurred" between his professional role and friendship with Adam Werritty.

Norman Smith reports.

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